Jessie Cole’s Staying: A Memoir has made the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards shortlist in the Non-Fiction category.
Read the judges’ report.
Shortlisted titles are:
No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison (Behrouz Boochani, Picador)
Staying: A Memoir (Jessie Cole, Text)
The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire (Chloe Hooper, Hamish Hamilton)
Eggshell Skull (Bri Lee, A&U)
Miss Ex-Yugoslavia (Sofija Stefanovic, Viking)
Axiomatic (Maria Tumarkin, Brow Books)
For more information, go to the Wheeler Centre.